Rest of World hires Yi-Ling Liu to be China editor

Rest of World, the global nonprofit publication covering the impact of technology beyond the Western bubble, has hired Yi-Ling Liu to join as the new China Editor. Yi-Ling has been a columnist for Rest of World whose pieces have highlighted the way technology is reshaping the lives of people in China, providing insight into the […]

Semafor hires Adegoke to launch Africa edition

News startup Semafor has hired Rest of World’s Yinka Adegoke to launch an Africa news edition. He has been Rest of World’s editor of strategic initiatives. He will work on audience strategies for growth and also oversee its Africa coverage. He previously ran Quartz Africa. Before Quartz Africa, Adegoke was a media business reporter for Reuters for the […]

Semafor hires Adegoke to launch Africa edition

News startup Semafor has hired Rest of World’s Yinka Adegoke to launch an Africa news edition. He has been Rest of World’s editor of strategic initiatives. He will work on audience strategies for growth and also oversee its Africa coverage. He previously ran Quartz Africa. Before Quartz Africa, Adegoke was a media business reporter for Reuters for the […]

Enterprise editor Guest departing Rest of World

Peter Guest, enterprise editor of Rest of World, which  reports on the impact of technology beyond the Western bubble, is leaving the publication after two years. He has been working with freelance reporters and editors to produce projects that help connect the dots on trends in international tech. He previously was the Southeast Asia editor […]

Wired hires Elliott to cover platforms and power

Wired magazine has hired Vittoria Elliott to cover technology platforms and their power. Previously, she was staff writer at Rest of World, where her work was nominated for a One World Media award. Elliott has also been freelance journalist covering the social impact and implications technology with a focus on policy, disinformation, labor, human rights, and conflict. […]

Rest of World is looking for writers

Want to write features? This is Rest of World’s regular reminder that we are open to pitches for longform (3,000 word+) stories about technology outside of the US/western Europe. I want compelling, character-driven tales – stories that need to be heard.   ABOUT THE COMPANY Rest of World is an international nonprofit journalism organization. It […]

Rest of World seeks a China editor

Rest of World is an international journalism publication dedicated to surfacing and showcasing the surprising and unintended effects of tech in places that get little attention from mainstream Western news outlets. Since launching last year, we have published stories from over 70 countries, anchored by our editors and reporters in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Latin […]

Shah hired as editorial director at Rest of World

Khushbu Shah has joined Rest of World as editorial director, managing the daily editorial operations and helping set editorial priorities and standards. Rest of World covers global technology news. She joins from The Fuller Project, the nonprofit newsroom that focuses on reporting on women, where she was editor-in-chief. She also served as managing editor of […]

Turk joins Rest of World as features director

Rest of World has hired Victoria Turk as features director. She recently served as features editor at Wired UK, commissioning and editing Wired UK’s long-form features across print and digital among other tasks. She was also a technology editor at New Scientist and has served as UK editor, Motherboard at Vice. She has also worked […]

Rest of World hires Punit as South Asia editor

Rest of World has tapped Itika Sharma Punit as South Asia editor, helping to build coverage on how technology intersects with the lives of people in the world’s most populous region. For the past 6 years, Punit has been with Quartz, where she has worked as a writer, tech editor for India, co-editor for India […]